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NANOTECHNOLOGY: THE NEW GENERATION

Embassy of France, Washington DC

 

Session B: Medical and Health Applications (Room B, Maison Française)

 

AGENDA

 

 


MONDAY JULY 7

PLENARY SESSION

Auditorium of the Maison Française

 

4101 Reservoir Road NW

Washington DC

20007

8:00-9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

9:00-9:15 am

Opening by H.E. the Ambassador of France

Pierre Vimont

9:15-9:45 am

Introductory Speaker (US) 

Dr. Mihail Roco

The changing face of nanotechnology

9:45-10:15 am

Introductory Speaker (France)

Dr. Michel Lannoo

Nanoscience and nanotechnology research in France

10:15-10:45 am NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

10:45-11:15 am

Session A Keynote Speaker

Philip Kim

Overview on the science of graphene

11:15-11:45 am

Session B  Keynote Speaker

Patrice Marche

Nanotechnologies: a new field for medicine

11:45 am -12:15 pm

Session C Keynote Speaker

Stéphanie Lacour

Emerging questions for emerging technologies. Is there a law for the “nanos”?

12:15-2:00 pm LUNCH

    

PARALLEL SESSIONS

SESSION B

New Tools for early diagnostics and Imaging

Room B

2:00-2:30 pm

 

Roger Narayan

Microfabrication and nanofabrication of advanced biomaterials

2:30-3:00 pm

 

Simon Scheuring

High-resolution AFM in biological research and as a medical nano-imaging tool

3:00-3:30 pm

Terence Strick

Single-molecule studies of gene transcription by the RNA polymerase molecular motor

3:30-4:00 pm NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

4:00-4:30 pm

 

Peter Tessier

Self-interaction nanoparticle spectroscopy: A nanoparticle-based protein interaction assay

4:30-5:00 pm

 

Massimo Vergassola

Quantitative analysis of the genetic expression of individual cells under high throughput conditions

5:00-5:30 pm

 

David Bensimon

Single cell physiology: optical control of protein expression and activity at the single cell level; Applications to morphogenesis in zebrafish

POSTER SESSION AND COCKTAIL BUFFET

Maison Française

 

6:00-8:30 pm

Participants may install and present their posters to facilitate inter-disciplinary exchanges and discussions. Posters will remain displayed for the duration of YESS. Poster numbers correspond to booklet page numbers of participants’ CV and abstract.

 

TUESDAY JULY 8

PLENARY SESSION

Auditorium of the Maison Française

8:00-8:30 am

Breakfast

8:30-9:30 am

Ray Orbach (?)

Director of Office of Science, Department of Energy

9:30-10:00 am

Session A Keynote Speaker

Jean-Philippe Bourgoin

Overview on molecular and CNT based nanoelectronics

10:00-10:30 am NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

 

10:30-11:00 am

Session C Keynote Speaker

Greg Lowry 

 The fate, transport, and transformation in the environment and the potential impacts that may result from manufactured nanomaterials

 

11:00 am-12:00 pm

Poster Session

 

12:00-2:00 pm LUNCH

    

PARALLEL SESSIONS

SESSION B

Nanotechnologies for Targeted Therapies

Room B

2:00-2:30 pm

 

Patrick Curmi

« Nano4Drugs », a multidisciplinary effort for protein-based drugs delivery

2:30-3:00 pm

 

Dennis Discher

Shape and flexibility at the nanoscale for drug delivery and stem cell control

3:00-3:30 pm

Francine Béhar-Cohen

Particulate drug delivery systems for intraocular drug delivery

15:30-16:00 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

4:00-4:30 pm

 

Nadia Jessel

Nanostructured active materials for tissue engineering applications

4:30-5:00 pm

 

Melanie Auffan

Metal oxide nanoparticles: Relations between surface reactivity and the biological effects

5:00-5:30 pm

 

Bartosz Grzybowski

Title to be defined

RECEPTION 

Ambassador’s Residence

 

2221 Kalorama Road NW

Washington DC 20008

6:30 pm

Departure from the Embassy by chartered bus.  

7:00-9:00 pm

Reception at the Ambassador’s residence.

9:00 pm

Departure from residence; drop-off at Holiday Inn and Embassy.

 

WEDNESDAY JULY 9

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

SESSION B

Common with

SESSION C

Auditorium of the Maison Française

 

 

 

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SESSION B

Nanotoxicology

Room B

9:00-9:30 am

 

Roberta Brayner

The toxicological impact of nanoparticles

9:30-10:00 am

 

Tian Xia

Introduction To nanomaterial toxicity

10:00-10:30 am

Douglas A. Kysar

Cultural cognition and nanotechnology; environmental law and emerging technology

10:30-11:00 am NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

11:00-11:30 am

 

Marie Carriere

Toxicity of nanoparticles and multi-walled carbon nanotubes

11:30 am-12:00 pm

 

Sophie Lanone

Biological effects of carbon nanotubes on pulmonary cells. A physico-chemical approach

12:00-12:30 pm

Rebecca Klaper

Impact of nanomaterial functionalization and structure on the impact on toxicology, physiology, and immune function of aquatic species

SESSION C

Common with

SESSION B

Auditorium of the  Maison Française

 

 

 

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SESSION C

Societal Dimensions

& Impacts

Auditorium of the Maison Française

 

9:00-9:30 am

 

Roberta Brayner

The toxicological impact of nanoparticles

9:30-10:00 am

 

Tian Xia

Introduction to nanomaterial toxicity

10:00-10:30 am

Douglas A. Kysar

Cultural cognition and nanotechnology; environmental law and emerging technology

10:30-11:00 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

11:00-11:30 am

 

Clément  Levard Role of natural nanoparticles (imogolite and allophane) on the mobility of trace metals in soils from La Reunion island

11:30 am-12:00 pm

 

Cyrus Mody

Some early historical observations on the commercialization of nanotubes

12:00-12:30 pm

Jerôme Labille

Environmental parameters that control the fate of C60 fullerenes in aquatic system

Maison Française

12:30-1:30 pm LUNCH

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

1:30-2:30 pm

Within each session (A,B, C)

FINAL PLENARY SESSION

Auditorium of the Maison Française

 

2:30-3:30

Wrap-up and conclusions reported by the respective chairmen of sessions A, B, and C.